MONARCH was founded by recognized experts from the intelligence and business community including the former President of BND Gerhard Schindler, national security experts from Germany and the UK, DAX-corporate CFO Prof. Dr. Stefan Kirsten, former CEO of Airbus Tom Enders, and the widely acknowledged entrepreneurs and defense industrialists Dr. Sandro Gaycken, Benjamin Rohé and Marian Rachow.
We have built, operated and sold businesses in the Tech- and Defense Industry over the past 30+ years.

Complemented by an outstanding governing board, MONARCH operates within highest moral and ethical standards. We adhere to Western values and do not promote authoritarian interests.

EXECUTIVES

CEO / CO-FOUNDER
Benjamin Rohé

CLO / FOUNDER
Dr. Sandro Gaycken

CFO / CO-FOUNDER
Prof. Dr. A. Stefan Kirsten
CInO / CO-FOUNDER
Seamus Tucker CMG OBE
Chief of Staff
Jennifer Miksch

advisory board

ADVISORY BOARD / FOUNDER
Dr. Thomas Enders

President DGAP,
Supervisory Board Member Lufthansa, Former CEO Airbus

ADVISORY BOARD / FOUNDER
Gerhard Schindler

Former President of BND – Bundesnachrichtendienst (federal intelligence service)

ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER
Cathryn Clüver Ashbrook

Director and CEO DGAP, former Executive Director Belfer Center Harvard Kennedy School

ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER
Prof. Dr. Peter Neumann

Founding Director ICSR, King’s College London and Professor of Security Studies at the War Studies Department

STRATEGY board

Paul Taylor, Chairman of the Board

Paul has over 30 years of experience leading the delivery of some of the most demanding national security programmes in the UK, operating at the very highest levels of government.

Non-Executive Director for Morgan Stanley
Former Partner for Cyber Security in Financial Services at KPMG – Deputy Managing Director AWE plc – nuclear warhead programme of the UK

Oliver Clasen

Co-Founder of BIT Capital (digital asset manager), Angel Invest Ventures, Member of the Board of Long-Term Investing Research AG

Former Head of portfolio management for institutional clients at dresdner bank investmentmanagement (dbi). Former Managing Director at Allianz Global Investors;Member of the Board of BVI (German Investment and Asset Management Association)

Joel F. Brenner

Senior Research Fellow MIT Center for International Studies (critical infrastructure, international conflicts)

Prev. Senior Counsel, National Security Agency (NSA) advising Agency leadership on the public-private effort to create better Internet security; the head of US counterintelligence under the Director of National Intelligence (2009-2010); and NSA’s Inspector General (2002-2006), responsible for that agency’s top-secret internal audits and investigations.

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In an age of hidden attacks and mass digital subversion, only the best intelligence capabilities will enable you to stay in control and take the initiative.
YOUR PROBLEM IS OUR MISSION: MONARCH is the trusted partner for intelligence operations in turbulent times.